Monday , 29 May 2017

National News

Kerala protests against Centre’s new rules on cattle slaughter

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/NEW DELHI: Beef was cooked on the roadside and consumed in Kerala on Saturday in protest against the Centre’s ban on sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets, a move which also came under attack in Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry. Please like & share: Read More »

On completion of 3 years, Modi govt gets bouquets, brickbats

NEW DELHI: As the Modi government completed three years in office on Friday, it received both ovation and opprobrium, with the opposition accusing it of bringing the country to “the verge of strife” through “divisive” politics and the BJP insisting it laid the foundation for a “new India.” Please like & share: Read More »

Super cop Gill passes away

NEW DELHI: K P S Gill, the super cop credited with rooting out terrorism in Punjab with an iron hand, passed away on Friday, succumbing to a kidney ailment at the age of 82. The IPS officer, who served as the Director General of Punjab Police twice during the peak of militancy, was considered an authority on dealing with security ... Read More »

NCP, CPI-M only parties to accept EC’s EVM challenge

NEW DELHI: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) are the only two parties, which agreed to participate in the Election Commission’s electronic voting machine (EVM) hacking challenge, but the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which were the most vociferous in questioning the reliability of the machines, decided to stay ... Read More »

After skipping Oppn meet, Nitish to attend PM’s lunch

NEW DELHI: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who skipped a luncheon meet of opposition parties on Friday, is likely to be present at the lunch Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hosting on Saturday for visiting Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth. Please like & share: Read More »

Oppn to fight presidential poll in case no consensus candidate

NEW DELHI: Forging a common stance on the upcoming presidential polls, a united opposition that included the Congress and some archrivals Friday decided to field its candidate if the NDA government fails to come up with an “acceptable consensual” nominee. Please like & share: Read More »

BJP will surpass itself in 2019 LS polls: Shah

New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah Friday asserted his party would exceed its current tally of 282 in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, surmounting any challenge that it may face from the opposition which has been trying hard to forge a broad front against it. Please like & share: Read More »

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